Daily Archives: September 7, 2019

NYC: Dave Martins Heads GCA Awardees for 2019- By Francis Quamina Farrier

Guyana Cultural Association of New York, Inc- GCA Awardees for 2019

  • By Francis Quamina Farrier in New York

Musician, Composer and Columnist Dave Martins, AA, was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award, from the Guyana Cultural Association of New York, Inc. last Wednesday. The ceremony which was held at the Borough Hall in Brooklyn, New York City, was attended by a host of dignitaries, including Guyana’s Consul General in New York, Hon. Barbara Atherly, and other Guyanese associated with the performing and Visual Arts and Lovers of things Cultural.

Although not present in person to receive the physical award, Dave Martins was present in a larger than life image on a jumbo screen.    Continue reading

GUYANA: SARA seeking to recover $2.7B from QAII, $274m from GBTI

By Stabroek News – September 6, 2019    This story is developing and will be updated.

The State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) today announced that it was seeking to recover $2.7b from Queens Atlantic Investment Inc over its controversial deal for the former Sanata Textiles and $274m from the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry for the purchase of the Kingston property that is now its headquarters.

A release from SARA follows:

  • STATE ASSETS RECOVERY AGENCY
  • MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
  • Lot 56 ‘A’ Main and New Market Streets, Georgetown
  • Telephone (592) 227-7050

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PPP not budging on Irfaan Ali as presidential candidate – Bharrat Jagdeo

Almost eight months after choosing Irfaan Ali as the presidential candidate of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) for the next general elections, leader Bharrat Jagdeo remains convinced that it was the right decision.

Under the spotlight: Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo, who was a guest on the Political Show on Wednesday September 4, 2019 on Kaieteur Radio. At left is Senior Reporter, Leonard Gildarie while at left is the other panelist, Sara Bharrat.

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